Structured inequality in the United States critical discussions on the continuing significance of race, ethnicity, and gender

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Equality -- United States,
  • Discrimination -- United States,
  • Minorities -- United States,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited with commentary by Adalberto Aguirre, Jr., David V. Baker.
ContributionsAguirre, Adalberto., Baker, David V.
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LC ClassificationsHN90.S6 S85 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 416 p. ;
Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL21630433M
ISBN 10013097403X
LC Control Number99034388
OCLC/WorldCa41488769

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Baker, available from the Library of Congress. Social inequality is characterized by the existence of unequal opportunities and rewards for different social positions or statuses within a group or society. It contains structured and recurrent patterns of unequal distributions of goods, wealth, opportunities, rewards, and punishments.

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A few black men and women have climbed into the 1 percent, and a sizable African-American middle class now exists. Racial inequality continues to exist in the United States because society has been structured around racial lines that provide advantages to whites. Racial inequality endures because it is at home in a “ color-blind ” society that is ingrained with racist practices that are mostly ignored.

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over the last four decades was not the result of globalization and the natural workings of the market. Rather it was the result of conscious policies that were designed to put downward pressure on the wages of ordinary workers while protecting and. Gender inequality is found in varying degrees in most societies around the world, and the United States is no exception.

Just as racial/ethnic stereotyping and prejudice underlie racial/ethnic inequality (see Chapter 3 "Racial and Ethnic Inequality"), so do stereotypes and false beliefs underlie gender inequality. Capital and Ideology Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer Harvard University Press, $ (cloth) The English publication of Capital in the Twenty-First Century made the French economist Thomas Piketty a household name.

The bestselling book, and the discussions that surrounded its release, decisively shifted the public conversation. Disability and the Justification of Inequality in American History.

by Dr. Douglas Baynton, The University of Iowa. Editor’s Note: The following is an abridged version of an article that appears in The New Disability History: American Perspectives, ed. by Paul K. Longmore and Lauri Umansky (New York: New York University Press, ). Since the political revolutions of the eighteenth.

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Harris, the authors address racial inequality in the United States and how we need a new approach to finding solutions. The sociological imagination and its underpinnings for social change lie at the heart of the recent emphasis on public sociology—the use of sociological insights and findings to address social issues and achieve social change—as discussed in Chapter 1 “Sociology and the Sociological Perspective”.This emphasis was a key theme of sociology as it developed in the United States .Structural racialization is a system of social structures that produces and reproduces cumulative, durable, race-based inequalities.

3. Racialized outcomes do not require racist actors. Focusing on individual instances of racism can have the effect of diverting our attention from theFile Size: 2MB.Much theory and research strongly suggests that all of these policies and programs, if sufficiently funded and implemented, would greatly help reduce social inequality in the United States.

As this book has pointed out from time to time, these strategies are already in place in many of the nations of Western Europe, which rank much higher than.

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